Archive for the ‘History’ Category

A Shout in the Ruins

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 1:02 | Fiction, History | 0 Comment
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Author : Kevin Powers Detail : "One of the Amazon Editors' Best Books of 2018. Following his vastly celebrated debut novel, The Yellow Birds, Kevin Powers returns to the piece of ground and its aftermath, now in his native Virginia, simply before and through the warfare and ninety years later. The novel pinpoints with inerrable emotional depth the character of random violence, the requirement of affection and compassion, and also the fragility and valuableness of life. it'll endure as a...

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Battle Scars : A Story of War and All That Follows

Monday, 24 December 2018, 13:05 | Archaeology, History | 0 Comment
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Author : Jason Fox Detail : THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'A vivid, searing account of a life at war.' BEAR GRYLLS This is a real story. The events portrayed happened throughout the last decade in Associate in Nursing anonymous warzone. The names and locations are redacted to safeguard the safety of these concerned and also the practices of nation U. S. Army Special Forces. Out of respect for the KIA and survivors, everything else has been told because it happened... Jason Fox...

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Saturday, 18 August 2018, 6:07 | Fiction, History | 0 Comment
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Author : Heather Morris Detail:For readers of Schindler's List, the person United Nations agency bust into stockade and therefore the Boy within the patterned Pyjamas comes a heart-breaking story of the highest of humanity within the terribly worst of circumstances. I tattooed variety on her arm. She tattooed her name on my heart. In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the duty of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - scratching numbers into his...

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The Cambridge Companion to Seneca

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 5:51 | History | 0 Comment
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Author : Shadi Bartsch ,Alessandro Schiesaro Publisher : CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS Isbn 10 :1107694213 Isbn 13 :9781107694217 Detail :The Roman political leader, thinker and author Lucius Annaeus Seneca dramatically influenced the progression of Western thought. His works have had AN incomparable impact on the event of moral theory, shaping a code of behavior for managing tyranny in his own age that endures nowadays. This Companion totally examines the whole philosopher corpus, with...

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Art in the Hellenistic World : An Introduction

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 12:16 | History | 0 Comment
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Author :Andrew Stewart Publisher : CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS ISBN 10 : 1107625920 ISBN 13 : 9781107625921 Details : What was Hellenistical art, and what were its contexts, aims, achievements, and impact? This textbook introduces students to those queries and offers a series of answers to them. Its twelve chapters and 2 'focus' sections examine Hellenistical sculpture, painting, luxury arts, and design. Thematically organized, spanning the 3 centuries from Alexander to national...

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Operation Barbarossa : Hitler’s Invasion of Russia 1941

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 11:44 | History | 0 Comment
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Author :Colonel David M. Glantz Publisher : The History Press Ltd Isbn 10 : 0752460706 ISBN 13 : 9780752460703 Details : On twenty two June 1941 Der Fuhrer unleashed his forces on the land. Spearheaded by four powerful Panzer teams and guarded by Associate in Nursing impenetrable curtain of air support, the on the face of it unconquerable Wehrmacht advanced from the Soviet Union's western borders to the immediate outskirts of urban center, national capital and Rostov within the...

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